Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Spring Hill, Clapton, London, 1912
This thatched cottage, probably built on common land in the late 18th century, was at the time of the photograph being used as John Such’s refreshment rooms, next to Pink’s Nurseries. It was burnt out in 1919.